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Oct 5, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in caracas -- on the surface, a to could be any city in the world, but after nearly a decade and a half of revolution, young people here care about more than fun. they are very politically engaged. >> i am sure that young people will vote for chavez on sunday, a vote for the candidate who has our best interest in hard. and he is attending a campaign event with the sports minister, handing out equipment to society's underprivileged. he wants the social programs introduced during the revolution to continue. >> the challenge for us young people is to move forward with the revolution. also for the sake of the next generation. >> chavez is promising to continue the path to socialism. he has already nationalized the oil industry, pouring in from into programs for the poor -- pouring in come from the programs -- >> but others have already given up on ghavez -- chavez and his fight for the less fortunate. the challenger has made the rapidly rising crime rate his main issue. >> we do not want to live like this, with violence and out of control crime. >> of venezuela is considered one of the most
KCSMMHZ
Oct 3, 2012 2:30pm PDT
people are dead in the syrian city of aleppo after a suicide bombing in the government controlled part of the city. >> aleoppo has been a major battleground. the two sides seemed to be deadlocked. >> deep craters in the crate a huge amount of explosives was used in this attack. months of warfare have reduced the once magnificent buildings in the square to ruins. wednesday's explosions ripped through a military office club and a hotel. it is caught most of those killed were government soldiers. -- thought most of those killed were government soldiers. >> we condemn these crimes and we contain the nation's plotting against us to support the terrorists. >> ralph forces suspected of carrying out the attack announced last week a new offensive aimed at retaking the city. these images from tuesday's show clashes between government forces and rebels in the city. the rebels are seeking to advanced street by street from the east. the army has control of the west. neither side appears to have made significant gains. president bashar al-assad is said to have ordered thousands of reinforcements to
KCSMMHZ
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
to turn them into the energy sources of the future. >> the historic city of diyarbakir is located on the banks of the tigris river. its ancient city wall was built by the romans. traditions are observed in this part of southeastern turkey. today there's been a power cut. electricity shortages are a turkish tradition, too. residents of diyarbakir, like restaurant owner ahmed yasar, are used to the power cuts. but that doesn't make them any less annoying. several times a month, he can't even get the restaurant stove going. sometimes there's no power for hours. >> life comes to a standstill whenever there's a power cut. you can't get anything done, the ovens don't work, nor does the air conditioning, nothing does. we all suffer. >> in the area around diyarbakir, elvan gÜven is doing what she can to remedy the situation. she works for a company that specializes in renewable energy. her father worked in the same sector. an engineer, he helped build this dam in the nearby river euphrates in the early 1970s. it was controversial at the time, with some 25,000 people losing their homes in
KCSMMHZ
Oct 9, 2012 9:30am PDT
-largest city has always had a bit of a dodgy reputation. drug trafficking and crimes is big in marseille, just like in any of the port city, and the gangs that dominate the scene have been involved in a brutal war for months now. more than 20 people have been killed since the beginning of this year. >> the northern district of marseille are rundown and neglected. drug gangs rule supreme here. they control entire housing estates, guarding the entrance is. we would not have dared to come here unaccompanied. the streets are no go areas. normally camera crews are driven away forcibly. we have a former police officer with us. he investigated crime here for 20 years. he and his colleagues were not often successful, but they managed to catch some dealers. over time, he got to know their methods. >> look to the left -- that is a place where they sell drugs. there's one of the lookouts waiting for customers. the lookouts watch to see which cars drive by. the system works like a road block. they are responsible for keeping unwanted visitors out and morning their associates. that way they stop the dealer
KCSMMHZ
Oct 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
, hoping to convince him they needed a bosnian muslim in city hall to speak for their interests. they did not get what they wanted. >> the united states expects that whoever is elected mayor of this community will work very hard for reconciliation and will be working for all the citizens of the city. >> survivors find that hard to believe. >> just a thought of someone becoming mayor who is in part responsible for those events leaves me speechless. >> at the side of the worst european atrocities since world war ii, many serbs deny what international courts have ruled a genocide. >> what genocide? that was not genocide. it was civil war. >> 17 years on, many survivors say the election outcome could silence the bosnian muslim voice of srebrenica. >> coming up on the good news for passengers who missed their flights. >> first, some stories in the headlines. hong kong has paid tribute to the 38 victims of monday's collision between the ferryboat and the other boat. they observed three minutes of silence. officials held a memorial service. the accident was hong kong's worst maritime disaster in
KCSMMHZ
Oct 8, 2012 2:30pm PDT
kilometers from the turkish border, syrian rebels have seized the city. they witnessed the victory celebrations. most of the population fled while it was occupied by government troops. now that the rebels are in control, people are starting to return. >> i'm back in my town after one year, four months. i'm so excited. i'm so happy. >> the fighting continues elsewhere in syria. clashes were especially heavy in homs. there was fighting across the city. what's coming up, hugo chavez wins a fourth term in venezuela. >> here is a look at other stories making news. two afghan intelligence officers have been reported killed in a suicide attack in a southern city. a car bomb went off outside a police station. 14 people were also sent to the wounded. >> the libyan parliament has dismissed the prime minister- elect for rejecting his revised cabinet lineup. the criticized his ministerial choices saying they did not adequately represent all the regions and tribes. >> the opposition leader has declared she is willing to stand in the next presidential election in 2015. the national league for de
KCSMMHZ
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
in the northern city, the deadly blast also injured dozens of people. atlanta government forces are also tracking militants online. the free syrian army strengthened his offensive last thursday in an effort to win control of the city. government forces responded with fierce air strikes. a free syrian army spokesperson tells nhk that assad mobilized 3,000 tanks in aleppo. >>> the people at japan's new nuclear watchdog are putting lessons learned from the fukushima daiichi disaster into practice. members of of the nuclear regulation authority want to expand evacuation zones around the nuclear plants, and they say residents should be armed with iodine tablets to protect against radiation exposure. any released a draft of new guidelines. nra officials released new guidelines. to explain the risks before distribution. they also say that maximum distance between nuclear plants and their emergency response centers should be increased from the current 20 kilometers to 30. they would prohibit locating these off-site buildings within 5 kilometers of facilities. it also includes proposals instructing reside
KCSMMHZ
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. it flipped in a city in the west of hunan the province. the firefighters who died in the fire had just arrived on the scene. smoke fills the picture. then orange flames are visible just before the explosion. the blast scattered debris and shook the camera. local reports say the tanker was carrying about 18 tons of liquefied natural gas and was still burning a day after the explosion. >>> bangkok's china town is home to one of the biggest communities of overseas chinese in the world. the area has stood near the end of the river for more than 200 years. food and architecture make it a big tourist attraction. but the community is under threat as bangkok rushes to modernize. >> reporter: the local name for bangkok's chinatown. the area was founded in the late 18th century in one of the oldest parts of bangkok. many of the buildings in chinatown have historical value. but parts are under threat. bangkok plans to ease the city's traffic congestion. many old buildings are slated for demolition. today the demolition has already started. some locals are being forced to evict from their homes. t
KCSMMHZ
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
named after one of the biggest cities in the northeast. more than 300 particants have come here from around the world and across japan. they include government officials, experts, and representatives of international organizations. they spent two days talking about the lessons of the march 11, 2011, disaster and subsequent recovery efforts. >> translator: we've learned a lot from our disaster recovery efforts. i believe it's critical for us to share these lessons with people around the world, and i'm making that another personal mission. >> we'll not be able to prevent the natural hazards that threaten people around the world. but working together, we can lower the dangers, prepare better, respond more quickly, lessen the costs, and first and foremost make the lives of people all over the world safer. >> reporter: panel discussions on tuesday focus on disaster preparedness in developing countries. world bank researchers compiled the report on the lessons learned from japan's recent earthquake. they have woven disaster risk management into their culture. schools, offices, and communit
KCSMMHZ
Oct 2, 2012 9:30am PDT
are becoming he did. we at city hall believed that the dispute in the village could end badly. >> yes to gold. no to gold. while some fear the changes the mine would bring, the unemployed see it as their salvation and missed the economic crisis. politicians have a tough choice about what to do with the hidden treasure. >> nuclear power seems to be losing its appeal as the technology of the future worldwide, not least after the disaster in fukushima last year. even japan has announced it will phase it out, tremendous success for those who have been fighting against a source of energy they say is simply too risky. but some are still in favor of nuclear power, despite the risks. among them as belarus, one of the worst affected in the aftermath of chernobyl in 1986. yet, alexander lukashenko, known as europe's last dictator, is having a brand-new reactor built in his country. >> the northwest corner of belarus near the lithuanian corner, one of the lucky areas of the country that was not contaminated by the chernobyl nuclear disaster. a peculiar choice of location for the poverty-stricken nation
KCSMMHZ
Oct 2, 2012 2:30pm PDT
consolidated their grip on a city there. >> the southern port was the last urban stronghold of the islamist militia which made what it called a tactical retreat over the weekend. the al qaeda-linked militants were driven out of the capital last year and continue to control parts of southern somalia. finally, the world's biggest brief is in even worse shape than thought. a new study shows of st.'s great barrier week -- great barrier reef has lost over half its coral in just a single generation. >> this trillion institution of marine science says the pace of damages kicking up. cyclones of predatory starfish are the main causes along with: gas shipments and global warming. >> coral reefs provide the breeding ground for countless species of fish. the great barrier reef is no exception. commercial fishing is now mostly banned across much of the area. three 6 cents more than 2,600 kilometers along the us trillion coast. the northern part of the refinements largely intact. it is the southern part scientists are worried about. severe storms are said to have cost nearly 50 percent -- said to have c
KCSMMHZ
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
for about two years. economic difficulties have forced cities to cut their budgets, so police had to find new ways to investigate crime. >> social media works. it's another tool in our arsenal and in law enforcement to solve crime. >> reporter: in may, seattle police investigated the shooting of five people in a cafe. the suspect got away. only nine minutes after the shooting, police made their first report on twitter. then a police officer at the scene started posting more details like the suspect's hair color, what he wore, and what kind of a car he used to get away. >> there is a lot of community concern. we wanted to make sure that people knew what the police department was doing to keep them safe. >> reporter: the los angeles county sheriff's department teaches staff the best way to use social media to solve crime. >> you can go back to those creative writing classes with the understanding that you have potential civil and criminal consequences for what you write. >> reporter: they warned writers not to use racially charged language and must never post rumors. the instructor teaches
KCSMMHZ
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
will be gathering in the city on tuesday. some locals have opened an information center to make sure their stay goes smoothly. about 20,000 government representatives from around the world will attend meetings and other events throughout the week. local business people opened an information center in the district. staff will tell visitors about tourist destinations around the city. members of the japan national tourism organization are ready with maps and tablet devices to help people find restaurants and tourist sites. >> translator: i hope many visitors will get a sense of what's great about japan, tokyo. i'd like them to visit again and spread the word. >> they will get free wi-fi service and measure buildings. they will also take walking tours to see the district and the imperial palace. >>> employment figures in the united states show improvements in september as the presidential campaign heats up in the country the news could provide a boost to president barack obama. u.s. department officials say the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% last month down 0.3 percentage points since august. the low
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